What Does Heaven Look Like

  What Does Heaven Look Like?  Whether you have lost a loved one, or whether you are pondering what it is like for a believer of God to enter such a Holy place, there is a comfort in knowing that the picture has already been painted to give you a glimpse. You may wonder what…

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Chosen by God: 1 Peter- Bible Study on the Elect

  A Bible Study in 1 Peter: The Elect- Chosen by God There are enough scriptures in the bible which reveal that there are people who are elect, according to the foreknowledge of God. If one reads the bible scriptures true to their words, then there is absolutely no question that the elect class are…

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Doctrines of Faith: Basics of the Trinity

    Basics of the Trinity The basics of the Trinity are not easy for some people to understand. This article provides a brief explanation, of the basics of the Trinity. For more articles, and to go beyond the basics of the Trinity, visit the Trinity Category in the Doctrines of Faith blog articles. To…

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Are You Closer to God or Facebook?

  Are You Closer to God or Facebook: 7 Questions to Ask Yourself. (And How You Can Get Closer to God) The questions posed here are meant to promote spiritual growth, encourage self improvement, assist Christians in balancing their time, and challenging themselves to be honest in their spiritual priorities. See if any of these things…

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30 Signs You’re in an Abusive Relationship

  30 Signs You’re In An Abusive Relationship (For Women Who Have Had Enough.) Many women throughout history have at one time or another have been in a relationship with an abusive man. Many have experienced tremendous emotional pain from these experiences, and have even covered up what was really going on behind closed doors….

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Bible Trivia for Kids

Bible Trivia for Kids Welcome, little Bible students! I have created a fun Bible Trivia quiz for kids. Do you know your bible basics? See how many answers you can get right. There are a few hints provided along the way in some of the questions. There are 20 basic bible questions designed to help…

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Bible Trivia Questions: Beginners Bible Trivia

BEGINNER’S BIBLE TRIVIA QUIZ Skill level: Easy Bible Questions Test your bible knowledge and take a bible trivia questions test for beginner students of the bible. How well do you know the Bible? See if you are able to fly right through a beginner bible trivia questions, or breeze through an intermediate bible test. How…

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Born Again Christian: The Regeneration of Born Again Christians

Born Again Christian: What does it mean to be born again in Jesus Christ?  At what point does the calling of God land on all men? At what point does it only affect a certain number of men? At what point does man truly recognize the calling of Christ, so that they are able to…

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Trinity Scriptures: Proof of the Trinity

Trinity Scriptures: Proof of the Trinity  Trinity, from the Latin word “trinus“, means threefold. There are people who claim that the word “Trinity” is not biblical because the word Trinity doesn’t exist in the bible. However, neither does the word, “theology”. Many people reject the idea that God is in Jesus’ body, and as a…

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Trinity: An Explanation of the Trinity

An Explanation of the Trinity For some, it is near impossible to wrap ones head around the idea of 3 persons of God; namely the “Trinity”, or Triune God. We don’t have the capability as humans to understand it in a Divine way, because we are not equipped to understand such a Divine thing. But…

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Religion Gone Wrong: Leaving the Church

Religion Gone Wrong: The Aftermath of Religious Affiliations and Leaving the Church  There are more people than you might realize who walk by you every day having no faith at all. I have met some very agitated adult children of Catholicism, as well as Jehovah’s Witnesses and a few other religious affiliations. So many people…

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Dealing With Death

Dealing with Death of a Loved One Dealing with the death of a loved one can be the hardest thing anyone has ever gone through. Whether they are strong in their faith, or haven’t had much faith in quite some time, there is never an easy way to deal with the loss of a friend…

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Is God Listening to My Prayers

If you’ve ever wondered if God is listening, you are amongst millions upon millions who have wondered the same thing throughout time, no matter what their religious affiliation or denomination. Some of the greatest ministers in history must have wondered at some point in their lives, “Is God listening to my prayers?”

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Help with Prayer When You Don’t Know What to Pray For

It is of no wonder that in the midst of difficult times, we try to speak and the words just won’t come out. There comes a time when you need help with prayer when you don’t know what to say. It could be anything from a long year of challenges, pain or despair, to just…

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Christian Advice on Anxiety: When all else fails

Anxiety in anyone’s life can feel consuming and awful. Feelings can seem to cause symptoms that make you feel like you’re losing control, which is common amongst people with anxiety issues. I have suffered anxiety my whole life, including childhood, so I’m all too familiar with the ugly symptoms. For this reason it is my…

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Ephesians 1: Chosen by God

There is power behind the words of the first chapter of Ephesians which truly define the miracle of salvation in Christ. While the chapter itself can be read in just minutes, the Christian doctrine which is within this chapter is pivotal and essential to understanding the gift of salvation as well as some more gifts…

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Christian Message to Atheists

There will always be unbelievers. There will be those who do not believe in God, and who don’t like to be called “unbelievers”,  because they believe that to not believe in something, that something has to exist in the first place. There will be those who say Christ may have existed, but He was nothing…

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Where is God in my Life?

Where is God in my life? Where is Jesus Christ in my adversity? How does God’s Sovereignty play a part in Christians who are suffering? Where is Jesus when you’re on the phone with a bill collector, and you get angry at their arrogant, sarcastic, nasty tone of voice that would test the patience of…

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Did the Apostle Paul rob the Church?

Did the Apostle Paul rob the Church? I was asked for guidance in the scripture of 2 Corinthians 11:7-9. The question was posed: Did the Apostle Paul rob the church, and did he charge money for ministering the gospel, based on how the text reads? We review the text and see how Paul was treated,…

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Righteous Anger of Christians

Righteous Anger Ephesians 4:26 Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath As a Christian, we walk a road that was never promised to be full of rainbows and butterflies. We were never promised that while on this earth, things would only get better. God has it already…

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Christians Arguing Doctrine

To the Brothers in Battle: Christians disputing Doctrine The wonderful things I have uncovered in theological and doctrinal studies have led me to a place today where I have uncovered many deep mysteries, and yet still have so much more to learn in Christ. Such joy comes as a result, until we are faced with…

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Give Glory to God

Giving Glory to God It is common to think you were so good at what you did, that you afforded yourself that raise. It is common to help someone and when they thank you, you feel a sense of pride, knowing you made something better or easier for them. It’s easy to think you got…

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Predestination Scriptures and Explanation

Predestination: Clarifying the Doctrine (with Predestination Scripture References) There is much controversy over the topic of Predestination in the Bible. The most common phrase used to add color to this topic is “Once saved, always saved”. There exists a problem with this phrase, because it can be looked at in two entirely different ways. These…

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Christian Affliction

Christian Suffering and Affliction During times of Christian suffering and affliction, one is quick to become depressed, anxious, saddened or angry that we feel we can’t change our current state. Feelings of despair may creep in, even during our average day. Imagining someone who is depressed usually entails a couch and a pint of ice…

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Christian Prayer for Help with Anger

Prayer for Help with Anger Many of us at times feel like a hypocrite. It is of no surprise, considering our natural attraction to sin, whether big or small. We are conditioned based on our surroundings, experiences, temptations, and even triumphs. We are taught to love, yet at times we react with anything but the…

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Will I Go to Hell

Will I Go to Hell? Hope for sinners If you are not secure in where you’re going when you die, it is of no wonder that you’re here reading this. You are one of millions of people who have secretly asked themselves this question at least once in their lives: Will I go to hell?…

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10 Points on How to Stop Sinning

Is it Possible to Stop Sinning? Gain a better perspective on how you’re affected by sin, how God works to cleanse us of it, and what you can do to get a handle on sin that you are struggling with in your life.

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Get Closer to Jesus Christ: A Prayer for Holiness

Prayer for Holiness Learning the importance of more effective prayer. One of the most complicated and sometimes frustrating things that a student of the Bible can ponder is the mystery of just how to get closer to God and live a holy life. It seems no matter how much prayer one puts into their lives…

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Predestination and Book of Life (with Scripture Study)

Predestination and the Book of Life and how it relates to Predestination in the bible. The Book of Life, which is mentioned in the Bible, may very well be one of the most overlooked and misunderstood topics in the Christian course of study. There has been much confusion among many who have studied the bible,…

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Welcome to Doctrines of Faith

Welcome to Doctrines of Faith, a website which will provide guidance on understanding how to get closer to Jesus Christ, teachings on Reformed Theology, the process of the Holy Spirit that teaches a Christian how to stop sinning, help with prayer, and help understanding the mysteries of how God works in our lives. Advice offered…

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